Sunday, January 24, 2010

What I Ate: 1/24/2010

  • Tried peanut butter TVP (mimics oatmeal, but with much more protein and lots of fiber): 1/4 cup dry TVP (80 kcals, 12g protein, 3g net carbs, 0g fat), rehydrated and mixed with 2 tbsp. PB2 (53 kcals, 6g protein, 3g net carbs, 2g fat) and 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (10 kcals, 0.2g protein, 0.3g carbs, 0.8g fat) and sprinkled with cinnamon. Total - (143 kcals, 18.2g protein, 6.3g net carbs, 2.8g fat). I think I would have enjoyed this more if I were an oatmeal person before surgery. Since I wasn't, I didn't quite get the appeal. I may have it again one day, but I'm not craving it or anything.
  • 1/2 cup nonfat Fage (60 kcals, 10g protein, 4.5g carbs, 0g fat) with 1 scoop Inspire dutch chocolate cake protein powder (126 kcals, 30g protein, 2g net carbs, 0g fat), 1 tbsp. SF/FF white chocolate Jello pudding mix (15 kcals, 4g carbs), and DaVinci Toasted Marshmallow syrup. Total - (201 kcals, 40g protein, 10.5g net carbs, 0g fat).
  • After church, I went with my family to Ryan's, a home-cooking restaurant chain often patronized for its post-church buffet ("Mega Bar"). I tried to get some kind of special gastric bypass deal because I knew I wouldn't be able to eat my money's worth from a buffet. The management refused to help a sista out, but the cashier helped a sista out by accident. I wound up getting an excellent deal. I had small bites of a bunch of little things off the bar. Most of what I ate was grilled chicken breast, being a "good" WLS patient who focuses on lean protein first! But I also had bites (less than 1 tbsp. in most cases) of turkey breast, cheese, pinto beans, bean salad, chicken salad, broccoli salad, chopped hard-boiled egg, and a couple of spinach leaves! I was good, except I overate slightly and left the restaurant feeling like a rock was in my pouch.
  • 1/3 cup leftover cannelini bean/pea puree from yesterday's dinner with Mom
  • Another (planned) peanut butter binge: An endless chain of Fitnutz and PB2. Not sure how much.
  • 1 Calcet calcium citrate chewy bite (40 kcals, 6g carbs, 1.5g fat)
  • 2 Bariatric Advantage orange multivitamins (10 kcals, 2g carbs)


  1. I swear I posted this, but I don't see it now. Weird. Anyway: any chance you'd post the recipe for the cannelini puree? I start purees on Thursday and that sounds really tasty.

  2. Sure will! As soon as I can, should be tonight.